Programming Committee

Fifth Session of the Standing Committee (Dhaka, December 1985) set up the Programming Committee, to assist the Standing Committee in matters relating to: Selection of regional projects, including their location, cost-sharing modalities among the Member States, and mobilisation of external resources; Inter-sectoral prioirty of Work Programme; and Review of the Calendar of Activities.

It generally meets preceding the sessions of the Standing Committe. Its also mandated to convene on stand-alone basis to coordinate implmentation of the approved SAARC programmes and activities.